Shipping cost refers to the cost of shipping an item from the origin to the destination country and the same needs to be paid to the Courier partners.

Custom Duty is something which is over and above the Shipping Cost. Custom Duty charges are tax levied on import of goods by the Custom authorities of the respective Country.

Every time when an item crosses an international border from one country to another it is subject to these charges by the importing country rules and regulations. The charges may vary according to the rules of different countries depending on the item, item value, quantity, end use, materials or methods used to make the item and is solely at the discretion of the duty officer.